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  • They had to economize space until the new factory was built.
  • Now that a bridge spanned the Upper Braldu, and the materials he'd made Changazi produce a signed inventory for were on the verge of turning into a school, now that he didn't feel like he was hiding out at Dudzinski's, but just economizing until returning to complete his work in Pakistan, Mortenson was glad to speak with anyone connected with the Karakoram.†   (source)
  • This time he hadn't… But he realized he had gained nothing by economizing--his belly called out to him to eat the bread at once, in the warmth.†   (source)
  • Helen continued to look for work, and to economize.†   (source)
  • He was walking with carefully measured steps, economizing every gesture.†   (source)
  • She rented a big place and then settled in a space-economizing style, gathering and piling things around her.†   (source)
  • At least Baby and I and the governess economized and Mother travelled.†   (source)
  • We'd just built our Lake Forest house and we were economizing," Nicole continued.†   (source)
  • "We were economizing too," said Rosemary, realizing that the word meant different things to them.†   (source)
  • Influence in society, however, is a capital which has to be economized if it is to last.†   (source)
  • I could set about economizing in our way of living.†   (source)
  • I economized in every way that I could think of—did my own washing, and went without necessary garments—but still I found my summer vacation ending and I did not have the sixteen dollars.†   (source)
  • Joe grumbled awhile; then he agreed with his friend that what daylight was left ought to be economized in getting things ready for leaving.†   (source)
  • Well, I had a servant Nikifor who used to do everything for me in my quarters, economized and managed for me, and even laid hands on anything he could find (belonging to other people), in order to augment our household goods; but a faithful, honest fellow all the same.†   (source)
  • "What is the good of your mother and me economizing and stinting ourselves to give you a University education, if it is not to be used for the honour and glory of God?" his father repeated.†   (source)
  • I'm economizing.†   (source)
  • When visitors came in larger and unexpected numbers there was but the third chair for them all, but they generally economized the room by standing up.†   (source)
  • I ought to formulate that peculiarity only at the end of my speech, but I will do so at the very beginning, for it is my weakness to go to work directly, not keeping my effects in reserve and economizing my material.†   (source)
  • There was something in his quick, light brown eye which assured you that he was not economizing his consciousness.†   (source)
  • He had a lively perception of his own unfortunate state, and was always rubbing his eyes with the sleeve of his jacket, or stooping to blow his nose on the extreme corner of a little pocket-handkerchief, which he never would take completely out of his pocket, but always economized and secreted.†   (source)
  • Yet these two noble and intelligent creatures, united by the indissoluble ties of maternal and filial love, had succeeded in tacitly understanding one another, and economizing their stores, and Albert had been able to tell his mother without extorting a change of countenance,—"Mother, we have no more money."†   (source)
  • The economizing of a gardener's wages might perhaps have induced Mrs. Glegg to wink at this folly, if it were possible for a healthy female mind even to simulate respect for a husband's hobby.†   (source)
  • I economize, Dick; I throw away everything I can't use, and use everything I throw away.†   (source)
  • It's up to us all to economize.†   (source)
  • Economize!†   (source)
  • I try to economize, but it just seems to evaporate.†   (source)
  • Very soon I had a choking smoky fire of green wood and dry sticks, and could economize my camphor.†   (source)
  • This is the first Christmas that we have not needed to economize.†   (source)
  • Let us economize all that; the guard is below; march on instantly, or you'll get the thumb-screws!†   (source)
  • You see I am obliged to economize, in case your prosperity should cease.†   (source)
  • He could not bring himself to consider, calculate, or economize.†   (source)
  • It had never occurred to me until that moment that there was any need to economize them, and I had wasted almost half the box in astonishing the Upper-worlders, to whom fire was a novelty.†   (source)
  • They dined extravagantly at their hotel at night, and next morning sneaked round the corner to economize at a Childs' Restaurant.†   (source)
  • For, you understand, too, that they really needed to live in India, to economize, to let the house at Branshaw Teleragh.†   (source)
  • Leora was confessing to the friendly Mrs. Tredgold how cautiously the wife of an assistant director has to economize and with that caressing voice of hers Mrs. Tredgold comforted, "I know.†   (source)
  • She knew that Tom had a whole candle and three or four pieces in his pockets—yet he must economize.†   (source)
  • In order to economize in the matter of time, we arranged to have the whole school pass in review before the President.†   (source)
  • In order to economize in every way possible, so as to be sure to reach Hampton in a reasonable time, I continued to sleep under the same sidewalk that gave me shelter the first night I was in Richmond.†   (source)
  • We are to be tested in our patience, our forbearance, our perseverance, our power to endure wrong, to withstand temptations, to economize, to acquire and use skill; in our ability to compete, to succeed in commerce, to disregard the superficial for the real, the appearance for the substance, to be great and yet small, learned and yet simple, high and yet the servant of all.†   (source)
  • By half-past ten decorum demanded the front; until then Mrs. Glegg could economize it, and society would never be any the wiser.†   (source)
  • Although my sons were interested in setting the snares, they by no means approved of the new order to economize on ammunition.†   (source)
  • There is a powerful reason which usually induces democracies to economize upon the salaries of public officers.†   (source)
  • "But, at least," said Mrs. Shelby, "could not you give me some little insight into yours; a list of all your debts, at least, and of all that is owed to you, and let me try and see if I can't help you to economize."†   (source)
  • It irritated her, but she was ashamed to confess it, and now and then she tried to console herself by buying something pretty, so that Sallie needn't think she had to economize.†   (source)
  • The measure would cause him some added expense and some diminution of income beyond what he had already undergone from the general depression of trade; and the Hospital presented itself as a principal object of outlay on which he could fairly economize.†   (source)
  • Don't economize on the nuptials, do not prune them of their splendors; don't scrimp on the day when you beam.†   (source)
  • To have himself nailed up in a case and carried off like a bale of goods, to live for a long time in a box, to find air where there is none, to economize his breath for hours, to know how to stifle without dying— this was one of Jean Valjean's gloomy talents.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Tulliver could not economize enough to satisfy him, in their food and firing; and he would eat nothing himself but what was of the coarsest quality.†   (source)
  • She promised herself she would economise in order to pay back later on.†   (source)
    unconventional spelling: This is a British spelling. Americans use economize.
  • It seems likely, indeed, that I shall be able to economise at his own.†   (source)
  • Hendon followed, saying to himself, "An' I were not travelling to death and judgment, and so must needs economise in sin, I would throttle this knave for his mock courtesy."†   (source)
  • Generous to a fault of course, temperamental, no economising or any idea of the sort, always snapping at the bone for the shadow.†   (source)
    unconventional spelling: This is the British spelling. Americans spell it economizing.
  • …were shooting out in their motor cars on errands of mystery; and the shopkeepers were fidgeting in their windows with their paste and diamonds, their lovely old seagreen brooches in eighteenth-century settings to tempt Americans (but one must economise, not buy things rashly for Elizabeth), and she, too, loving it as she did with an absurd and faithful passion, being part of it, since her people were courtiers once in the time of the Georges, she, too, was going that very night to…†   (source)
  • He economised.†   (source)
    unconventional spelling: This is the British spelling. Americans spell it economized.
  • Besides, just think, my good friend, that by inducing madame to study; you are economising on the subsequent musical education of your child.†   (source)
  • He had largely abated his deference afterwards, for he economised his resources, but the impression was made, and the young man's very brutality came to have a sort of filial value.†   (source)
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